Cheap flights from El Paso to Chicago (ELP - CHI)

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The best prices from El Paso to Chicago are usually found in May or August, booked 22 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
El Paso (ELP) to Chicago (CHI)

ELP - CHI
Price
$266 - $419
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$266

From El Paso to Chicago

One-way from

$128

One-way flight from El Paso to Chicago

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from El Paso to Chicago?

Flights from El Paso to Chicago are found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

How far in advance should I book a flight from El Paso to Chicago?

Find a great deal and save up to 10% by booking at least 20 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from El Paso to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $137.

What is the cheapest month to fly from El Paso to Chicago?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Chicago from El Paso average $135. You can even find prices in April for less than $135, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $33. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from El Paso. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 49%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from El Paso to Chicago (ELP - CHI)?

It’s optimal to fly from El Paso to Chicago in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 58% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from El Paso to Chicago in March, April 2021

16 Apr - 18 Apr
$127pp
ELP
El Paso
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
6 Apr - 13 Apr
$133pp
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
30 Apr - 2 May
$138pp
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso

El Paso to Chicago 2021 flight deals

16 Apr - 18 Apr
$127pp
ELP
El Paso
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
6 Apr - 13 Apr
$133pp
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
30 Apr - 2 May
$138pp
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso

Non-stop flights to Chicago from El Paso

16 Apr - 18 Apr
$127pp
ELP
El Paso
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
30 Mar - 6 Apr
$190pp
ELP
El Paso
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
13 May - 23 May
$192pp
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso

Last minute flights from El Paso to Chicago

12 Mar - 15 Mar
$244pp
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ELP
El Paso
12 Mar - 15 Mar
$258pp
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ELP
El Paso
11 Mar - 13 Mar
$277pp
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ELP
El Paso

One-way flights to Chicago from El Paso

6:33 am - 3:02 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
7h 29m
ELP - ORD
United Airlines
$128
United
1:45 pm - 1:37 am
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
10h 52m
ELP - ORD
Alaska Airlines
$140
mytrip.com
2:15 am - 12:48 pm
Delta
2 Stops
9h 33m
ELP - ORD
Delta
$160
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From El Paso to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from El Paso to Chicago due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both El Paso and Chicago for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from El Paso to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from El Paso to Chicago are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from El Paso to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier flying from El Paso to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from El Paso to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from El Paso to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $127, but on average you can expect to pay $149.

Are there nonstop flights from El Paso to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from El Paso to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from El Paso to Chicago is less than $324.

Are there last-minute flights available from El Paso to Chicago for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from El Paso to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from El Paso to Chicago?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from El Paso to Chicago on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 4 flights from El Paso to Chicago a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Is El Paso weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Temperatures around the 99 °F's can be experienced in June. The weather in Chicago is colder than in El Paso. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from El Paso to Chicago?

A quick flight from El Paso to Chicago can take about 3h 09m. American Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $190. The distance from El Paso to Chicago is about 1243 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from El Paso to Chicago round-trip?

According to our current data, American Airlines ($127), and Frontier ($133) offers the cheapest pricing from El Paso to Chicago. American Airlines is currently priced 62% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from El Paso to Chicago one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $58. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Alaska Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from El Paso to Chicago for a low price.

Alternative routes for El Paso to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Flight duration
3h 20m
Average temperature for March in Chicago
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Chicago
1.6 ″

Airports servicing El Paso

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 4 airlines flying from El Paso to Chicago

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$78 $181 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$98 $337 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$181 $396 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$97 $425 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from El Paso to Chicago

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Weekly flight availability
from El Paso to Chicago
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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